Public Works

Our mission:  The Urbana Public Works Department promotes growth in the City of Urbana by maintaining, constructing and improving the City's infrastructure.  We preserve the quality of life for the citizens, visitors, businesses and government agencies (both within the City and in the surrounding areas).  Our department strives to provide prompt and courteous service in a professional, efficient and cost-effective manner to safeguard the safety, health and welfare of those we serve.

Our motto:  Urbana Public Works Department--Working for You

706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2342

Department Posts

As part of the 2016-2018 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Project, and weather permitting, Duce Construction will be making a repair to the brick arch storm sewer and will close Elm Street between Busey Avenue and Coler Avenue to all thru traffic starting on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Post date: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11:49
On Friday, July 7, 2017, Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue will be closed from 5:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. for the Urbana First Fridays Festival. Parking on this section of Main Street will not be available during the event. We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.
Post date: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 08:58
The failure of the Illinois General Assembly to pass a budget by today (June 30) has led to the suspension of two major road construction projects in Urbana. Work will likely remain halted until a budget or stopgap budget is approved. The state-bid projects that have been halted by the Illinois Department of Transportation include:
Post date: Friday, June 30, 2017 - 15:21
The following joint letter from Urbana Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin and Champaign Mayor Deborah Feinen was sent today (June 21) to local legislators. PUBLIC WORKS – MCORE (Transfer and Pass Through Funding)
Post date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 15:22
CLOSED Sealed BIDS for the construction of the 2017 Full Depth Concrete Patching Project (City Section 17-00585-00-PV) including: 10” Class B Patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, July 7, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.
Post date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 14:43